About IEEE Magazines

Publishing in an IEEE magazine can bring broad visibility and appeal to your work. IEEE magazines serve as a central communication hub for their sponsoring societies and contain a variety of content, including:

The editors-in-chief of IEEE magazines, as well as editorial board members, are volunteers who are experts in their respective technical fields.

The Difference Between a Magazine and a Journal

Magazines are different than journals in significant ways.

Types of Magazine Articles

IEEE magazines articles fall into three main categories:

Publishing Formats and Distribution

Most IEEE magazines publish in both print and online formats. The online version is published in the IEEE Xplore® Digital Library. Magazines are often distributed to society members as part of their membership benefits.

Many IEEE magazines are indexed by popular databases such as Clarivate’s Web of Science. If a magazine has an Impact Factor, it will be available on the magazine’s homepage in IEEE Xplore.

Find an IEEE Magazine

IEEE currently publishes 40+ magazines. Use the IEEE Publication Recommender to help you choose which magazine is the best fit for your work.


Most IEEE magazines carry paid advertising. To find the advertising contact for a specific magazine, click on the magazine’s title in IEEE Xplore‘s publication list and then click on the “About” tab. The advertising contact’s information is listed under Contacts on the bottom right.